School Readiness

Transitioning to school can be a tough one at times for both the child and the parent/caregiver. We make the transition smoother with a school readiness program that focuses heavily on the requirements of each school.

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Our program takes what the child is learning at preschool and tailors that with the school curriculum.

We chart a broad range of outcomes and take note on how your child is progressing in those key areas along with feedback from the child and the parent/caregiver. This information is given to the child’s future school and teacher to ensure a smooth transition.

We have an in depth, holistic approach to school readiness program with weekly focuses. We run this program alongside school terms, with weekly (fun) homework to help children become confident and create a routine in preparation for primary school.

We work closely with local primary schools, hosting information nights at the service and liaising with teachers to ensure we’re providing the best start for each child according to their future teachers. We encourage parent participation at the service and at home, with homework sheets that display children’s developing confidence and include families in their learning.

We include a Jolly Phonics program to help children link sound, sight and creation of English letters.

The school readiness program is non-compulsory and children and families are welcome to choose to participate at their own level.